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A tanker truck fire in Peach County closed a section of Highway 49 between Byron and Fort Valley Monday.

A supervisor with Peach County 911 confirmed the vehicle fire, which was near New Faith Baptist Church.  She also said the truck was carrying some type of chemical.

Sherrod Cliett, an eyewitness to the fire, says it appeared that only the cab of the truck was on fire.

Emergency personnel closed the northbound lane of Highway 49 at mile marker 8.

Stay tuned to 13WMAZ.com for updates to this story.

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